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  • School Accountant at Silverwood School, Maryland

  • Posted on: 19 November, 2018 Deadline: 7 December, 2018
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  • Silverwood School, Maryland Lagos is a Creche, Nursery & Primary School with contemporary teaching facilities, a retinue of professional management and teaching staff who ensure that pupils live our motto of: Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow.

    School Accountant


    Job Description
    School Accountant duties include:

    • Other duties of an appropriate level and nature may also be required, as directed by the Head of School
    • She /he has to maintain financial reports, records, and general ledgers; prepare and analyze budgets; and perform general bookkeeping. Responsible for billing activities, such as accounts payable and accounts receivable and recovery is vital.
    • The School Accountant is responsible for Organizing Handbook, and administering payroll and pension related functions.
    • Assisting Advising on compliance with legislation and guidance, for example LIRS, FIRS, PENCOM, etc
    • Monitor income and expenditure in relation to the school’s budget, and produce monthly reports for the Directors, Headteacher and the Finance Committee.
    • Keep all school accounts and prepare income and expenditure reports in accordance with the financial regulations and shall prepare accounts for submission to the school’s auditors.
    • Maintain and oversee all bank accounts including the school’s debit card/s, completing monthly reconciliations and reporting banking errors to her/his line manager.
    • Be responsible for all elements of cash handling including collections and disbursements, banking and security, fundraising and school trips.
    • Be responsible for the completion of the school’s payroll, ensuring all forms including timesheets, newstarter/leaver/variation forms and annual returns are submitted within required deadlines.
    • Be responsible for the placement of orders ensuring they are processed through the school’s computerize finance accounting.
    • In conjunction with the nominated staff members, scrutinise and attend to the payment of all invoices and statements of account.
    • Carry out and keep analyses of costs and other statistical information.
    • Co-ordinate and maintain a list of approved contractors and suppliers to ensure best value.
    • Advise the Directors and its committees as required.

    S/he Shall:

    • Ensure that all administrative duties, checks, documentation, reports and returns (internal and external) are completed accurately and submitted within required deadlines.
    • Collate information, statistics and prepare reports as required by her/his line manager, the Directors and Head of School

    Key Attributes:

    • Accountant with demonstrated experience in customer service account management is very pivotal to the job function
    • Self Confident, Mature and well dressed
    • Ability to evaluate, analyse and take critical decisions.
    • The position also requires administrative and supervisory functions

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their Application with detailed Curriculum Vitae to:

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